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Director - Healthcare

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • London
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • London

Europe's fastest growing public affairs and strategic communications group recently opened an office in London and we are now scaling up rapidly. Healthcare is one of our largest integrated practice teams, with a strong track record of advising the industry's leading global companies on strategic issues.

As part of our strategic growth plans, we are seeking an experienced London-based Healthcare Communications & Public Affairs professional to manage existing client accounts, to lead the growth and development of new business, and develop and lead a motivated team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and developing a portfolio of clients in the Healthcare sector.
  • Leading client programmes that integrate a full range of public affairs and communications strategies both in London and across Europe.
  • Creating and developing innovative client service offerings.
  • Leading on new business proposals and pitches, and leading support teams.
  • Actively engaging with colleagues across the group to develop and implement marketing strategies within the sector.
  • Professional development and coaching of existing staff, and identifying and engaging new talent as required.
  • Setting and managing budgets to effectively support client projects.

Skills & Requirements

What we are looking for:

  • At least 7-10 years’ experience of public affairs, mostly in London.
  • At least part of that experience gained within a Public Affairs consultancy.
  • A significant network of policymakers and stakeholders in UK healthcare.
  • Sound commercial acumen and ability to identify a business opportunity.
  • Leadership skills together with the ability to inspire and develop people.
  • A collaborative and caring approach to working with colleagues in London and across the Group.
  • An inquisitive nature with a desire for learning and innovative practices.
  • A high level of motivation and drive for excellence.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the organization at a key stage in its development, with real potential for further growth.

To apply, please forward your CV (2 pages max.) together with a letter of motivation.

All contact will be treated in strict confidence.

Great Place to Work

  • Work with the best political minds in the industry

  • International company with room to grow

  • A culture of excellence

  • Challenging, yet dynamic work environment

  • High responsibility, even in junior positions

  • Open dialogue among colleagues of all levels

  • Kõrge vastutusvõimalus, ka alustavatel positsiooni

  • Väljakutsuv töö ja dünaamiline töökeskkond

  • Meisterlikkusele suunatud töökultuur

  • Arenemisvõimalus tugevas rahvusvahelises ettevõtte

  • Töötamine kõrgetasemelise ja professionaalse meesk

  • Kolleegidevaheline avatud ja toetav koostöö

About the company

Rud Pedersen is one of Europe’s leading public affairs and strategic communications groups, with over 420 employees in 13 countries. Rud Pedersen provides clear advice and practical support for organisations engaged in public discourse, to assist them in achieving their strategic objectives in a complex world. Clients range from major international corporates to local start-ups, public bodies and business associations, helping to navigate policy and regulation, reputation, issues and crises, marketing and recruitment.

Rud Pedersen works seamlessly across Europe, and beyond, through multi-skilled teams that offer the best of our expertise, led by highly motivated partners who own the firm together. From the start, 20 years ago, we've built long-term relationships to create the platform for our own growth. Today, Rud Pedersen is a leading European communications and public affairs consultancy, underpinned by solid Nordic values: transparent, pragmatic, accessible and effective. Continuously evolving by investing in people, with a constant focus on solving the challenges facing our clients today, and tomorrow.

2002Company founded in Gothenburg, Sweden, by Morten Rud Pedersen.

2006The Stockholm office opens, bringing our brand of public affairs to the Swedish capital.

2008We opened in Copenhagen, Denmark.

2012Our clients asked and we responded - by opening our office in Oslo, Norway.

2014The creation of King Street, our PR focused brand, as well as the addition of our Helsinki office.

2017Welcom, our strategic communication and digital media-focused brand, joined the company. We also created RP People, our headhunting and recruitment-focused brand. Additionally, we opened our Brussels office.

2018Our seventh office was established in Tallinn.

2020We entered the German market by establishing an office in Berlin.

2021We welcomed the Lithuanian communications agency Fabula to the Group, thereby expanding into our 8th market in Europe

2002Morten Rud Pedersen loob ettevõte Göteborgis, Rootsis.

2006Stockholmi kontori avamisega tuuakse bränd Rootsi pealinna.

2008Avatakse Taani turg kontoriga Kopenhaagenis.

2012Klientide vajadusel ja palvel avatakse kontor Oslos, Norras.

2014Lisaks Soome turu avamisele Helsingi kontoriga, loodi eraldi avalikule kommunikatsioonile fokusseeritud brändi King Street PR.

2017Grupiga liitus Welcome, strateegilise kommunikatsiooni ja digi-meediale keskenduv bränd. Lisaks loodi personalivärbamisettevõtte RPPeople ning avati kontor Brüsselis.

2018Tallinnas avati grupi seitsmes kontor.

2020Sisenemine Saksamaa turule ning uue kontori avamine Berliinis.

2021We entered the Polish market by establishing a representation office in Warsaw.

2022We opened three new offices in Warsaw, Poland; London, UK and Sofia, Bulgaria. Additionally we welcomed VA Communications of Latvia and CNTVRS, France to our group! In total, adding five new markets to our footprint.

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